Running from Monday 19 to Sunday 25 November, top Michelin-starred chefs from around the UK are prepped and ready to compete in a series of head-to-head events which will be judged by 50 diners.
Chefs will cook a starter, main and dessert and the guests select their favourite – the one with the most orders wins.
Cook-offs run daily throughout the festival with Monday’s lunchtime events between Steve Smith and Mark Poynton; Tuesday pits Alan Hill against Rakesh Ravindran; Wednesday will be Oliver Adams and Anthony Flinn; Thursday features Dan Birk and Tom Rennolds; Friday is between Tim Bilton and Dan Smith and Sunday’s finale sees Dan Field face-off against Paul Cunliffe. Saturday also i a chocolate cookery demonstration by Thierry Dumouchel.
Top chefs are also preparing meals for dinner, with Monday’s meal prepared by Adam Simmonds; Tuesday’s by Kenny Atkinson; Wednesday’s by James Mackenzie; Thursday’s by Mark Birchall; Friday’s by Simon Crannage; Saturday’s by Steve Smith and finishing the week on Sunday is Matthew Tomkinson.
Further information can be found through the website or phone 01756 710 441.
Image: Steve Smith, head chef, The Burlington at The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel & Spa who will be cooking on Monday and Saturday.